- Dr Navneet Mohan Kothari (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director on the Board of GAIL (India) Limited
- A 2001-batch Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officer Dr Kothari is currently serving as Joint Secretary (Marketing) in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG)
New Delhi: Dr Navneet Mohan Kothari (IAS) has been appointed as Government Nominee Director of GAIL (India) Limited, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG). He has been appointed on the board of GAIL (India) Limited with effect from June 16 for a period of three years on a co-terminus basis or until further orders, whichever is earlier. Dr Kothari is currently serving as Joint Secretary (Marketing) in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNG).
This information has been shared by the Maharatna PSU in a regulatory filing to the stock exchange.
Dr Kothari is a 2001-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre. He had worked in various departments in the government of Madhya Pradesh (MP) which includes Agriculture Cooperation & Farmer Welfare and Finance. The company has confirmed that Dr Kothari is not related to any other Directors of the company and not debarred from holding the office of Director by virtue of any order of SEBI or any other authority.
GAIL (India) Limited
GAIL (India) Limited, formerly known as Gas Authority of India, is a Maharatna PSU under the administrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. GAIL is the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company in India. It is headquartered in New Delhi. The company has the following business segments: natural gas, liquid hydrocarbon, liquefied petroleum gas transmission, petrochemical, city gas distribution, exploration and production, GAILTEL and electricity generation.
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